Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Leslie Richardson

Join me live on Saturday February 20th, 2021 at 10:00 PST on C# Corner for season 2, show #16 where I will interview Leslie Richardson, Technical Program Manager II at Microsoft on the Visual Studio team. Send me your questions for Leslie by tweeting it to @realDotNetDave and #RockinCodeWorld. You can also email your questions … Continue reading Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Leslie Richardson

Rock Your Code :Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET – 7th Edition

I'm excited to announce the 7th edition on my coding standards book for Microsoft .NET 5! This book is a compilation of common Microsoft .NET coding standards in use today. In the past, for languages like Visual Basic, Microsoft published coding standards in a single document that developers could follow or use as a basis … Continue reading Rock Your Code :Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET – 7th Edition

Analyzing Code for Issues in .NET 5

How do you find issues in your code? Many of these rules have been ingrained in my brain for the over 20 years I have been using .NET, but I still need to use tools to speed up this process or to find the ones I miss. Using a tool like Analyze in Visual Studio will … Continue reading Analyzing Code for Issues in .NET 5

Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Kathleen Dollard

Join me live on Saturday December 5th, 2020 at 10:00 PST on C# Corner for Show #8 where I will interview Kathleen Dollard, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft and works on products like Visual Studio. I have known Kathleen since the 1990's while working with her on CompuServe and writing for a Visual Basic magazine. … Continue reading Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Kathleen Dollard

Visual Studio 2019 Issues/ Features Needed

There isn't a perfect application ever released, and the same is true for Visual Studio 2019. There are a lot of great features in VS2019, but there are many issues too, especially when it comes to .NET Core projects. So I decided to create a running list of the issues that I find or find … Continue reading Visual Studio 2019 Issues/ Features Needed

The World Pandemic is Showing Us Websites Are Still Too Hard to Write

Since the 2019 COVID-19 virus pandemic started, one of the issues that I have seen is how hard it is for governments, non-profit’s, etc. to quickly stand up (get it into production) a website. I’m not talking about blogs, but data-driven sites like the ones that show us the latest infection rate information. The worldwide … Continue reading The World Pandemic is Showing Us Websites Are Still Too Hard to Write

256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E10) – My Workflow Before I Submit Code Changes

In this episode of 256 Seconds with dotNetDave, I will share my workflow on what I do before I submit code changes to source control. This video will explain it in detail. I share this workflow because it makes sure that I rarely get bug tickets from quality assurance and hopefully it will for you … Continue reading 256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E10) – My Workflow Before I Submit Code Changes

256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E9) – Fixing NuGet Hell Issues in Visual Studio

In this episode of 256 Seconds with dotNetDave, I show how to help NuGet hell issues in Visual Studio. If you have issues building because of NuGet package errors, this episode will show how to use a Powershell script on how to fix it! This script could also help with DLL issues too. Powershell Script … Continue reading 256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E9) – Fixing NuGet Hell Issues in Visual Studio

How To Tell Your Open Source Projects Are Done with Jeff Fritz

Join us for Episode 5 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast! In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: David talks about his frustration logging into Microsoft Teams. WTF Were They Thinking?: Woody discusses public computer displays showing sensitive information in an error! Guest We are joined by our guest Jeff Fritz from … Continue reading How To Tell Your Open Source Projects Are Done with Jeff Fritz

Properly Setting Up .NET Core Projects

Visual Studio by default does not set all the appropriate options to help you write rock-solid .NET Core code. Below are the recommendations that your team should use for C# projects. All the following recommendations are for Visual Studio 2019. If you have an older version, most of this should still apply. To learn the … Continue reading Properly Setting Up .NET Core Projects